Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee

Thursday, July 16, 2009, 2009


A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Northern Michigan University was held on Friday, July 16, 2009.  It was convened by Chair Brian D. Cloyd at 12:00 p.m. 


Participating were: 


Mr. Brian D. Cloyd, Chair                               Dr. Leslie E. Wong, President                        

Mr. Stephen F. Adamini                                   Dr. Douglas B. Roberts (ex officio)    

Mr. Jon G. LaSalle



Kaye House Roof Renovation

The Committee reviewed a request to approve the cost to install roof anchors on Kaye House totaling approximately $2,500 as required to meet Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) standards.  The Executive Committee recommends to the Board approval of this request.  This is a special action item and is not included in the formals.  It requires a motion and vote by the full Board.


Design of Future Board Meetings/Board Processes

The design of future Board meetings and current Board processes were discussed.  The Executive Committee will review past practice with the intent to establish new standards.  The Committee will make recommendations at the September Board of Trustees meeting.


Outcomes Assessment Plan/Report

The Committee established the objectives for the Board of Trustees 2009-2010 Outcomes Assessment Plan, which is part of the AQIP process.  The Board established the followed objectives:


1.)  Review of Board Processes/Future Policy Issues

2.)  Review of the Structure of Board Meetings

3.)  Review of Board Budget and Operations

4.)  Develop a strategic planning process


2009-2010 Presidential Goals

Draft 2009-2010 Presidential Goals for Dr. Wong were reviewed.  The goals will be finalized and submitted to the Board for approval at the September meeting.



Mr. Cloyd adjourned the meeting at 12:55 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,




Brian D. Cloyd, Chair

Executive Committee